Entries Tagged as 'kanazawa-city'

月曜日, 6月 4th, 2012

Kanazawa Guide Part2

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Kanazawa Guide Part2

Nagamachi Buke Yashiki

Onosho canal
Nagamachi Buke Yashiki is a place where many mid class samurai of the Kaga clan lived. The mud walls and gates, which have mostly been restored, continue on the traditions of the old days. The houses of Nagamachi, which are surrounded by mud walls, are still used as regular housing.

Nagamachi

金曜日, 5月 25th, 2012

Kanazawa Guide Part 1

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Kanazawa Guide Part 1

Kanazawa is a historic castle town located near the Sea of Japan. Kanazawa is well known for its traditions and activities, including handicrafts. During wartime the area was not affected by the bombings and its historical scenery and streets still exists. This has lead to Kanazawa becoming a popular tourist spot.
Kanazawa has many well known [...]

水曜日, 4月 25th, 2012

Yamasan Sushi Honten (Main Store)

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Yamasan Sushi Honten (Main Store)

Yamasan Sushi Honten is a 60 year old sushi restaurant located in Kanazawa’s Omi-cho market. This restaurant is famous for Kaisendon (Seafood bowl) and is open from the morning, and it is a popular place for breakfast.

Kaiendon

土曜日, 1月 28th, 2012

Sabou Issyo

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Sabou Issyo

Speaking of Kanazawa’s tea the boucha is famous. Boucha is a tea that is drank on a daily basis in the housing and work place of Kanazawa. Within the teas the Maruhachi made Kaga-boucha has the most soft scent and is a Kanazawa representative tea brand that is cherished and given to the emperor.

At Sabou [...]

日曜日, 1月 22nd, 2012

Chinese restaurant Heiwaken

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Chinese restaurant Heiwaken

The “Heiwaken” is a Chinese restaurant located on the side of the Ozan shrine. The pork bones and chicken stock is refreshing with its transparent soup. It is matched with Kanazawa’s Ono soy sauce; it looks very light but has its thickness which makes it unique.

The homemade noodles that the owner spends three hours [...]

月曜日, 11月 14th, 2011

Kanazawa Night Photo

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Kanazawa Night Photo